Jawed Naqvi

Bhagat Singh’s India in ferment

Bhagat Singh’s India in ferment

The voracious reader evolved with new knowledge and newer experiences, and grew as a fearless partisan. Published 22 Sep, 2020 07:08am
To draw the battle lines now

To draw the battle lines now

Are the opposition in India for a war with China or are they gloating over a stick they may have found to beat a Teflon rival Updated 08 Sep, 2020 08:32am
Changing an unchanging world

Changing an unchanging world

Skin-deep modernity and deep-rooted atavism go hand in hand in many current societies, and India is no exception. Published 01 Sep, 2020 07:26am
A tale of misleading names

A tale of misleading names

Prashant Bhushan knows he cannot fight the fight alone. Who then could be his allies to cover the flanks? Published 25 Aug, 2020 07:03am
Not Shia, not Sunni, not Jewish

Not Shia, not Sunni, not Jewish

Where do Shia-Sunni theorists disappear when Shia Iran supports predominantly Sunni Palestine envisaging Jerusalem as its capital? Updated 18 Aug, 2020 09:43am
Modi blows hot and cold at neighbours

Modi blows hot and cold at neighbours

Indian PM claims his soldiers gave a befitting reply “from LoC to LAC” to those who attempted to transgress India’s borders. Updated 16 Aug, 2020 08:42am
Ruminations from the TV couch

Ruminations from the TV couch

Alexander was made to speak in chaste Urdu — reward for being a foreigner — while India’s King Porus was... Published 11 Aug, 2020 07:12am
There are Hindus and Hindus

There are Hindus and Hindus

Mixing religion with politics in India has led to communal violence, banning of books, subversion of secular laws, and hollowing Published 04 Aug, 2020 06:55am

Indian actress Kum Kum dies at 86

NEW DELHI: Kum Kum, a much-loved Indian actress whose long career fetched her roles opposite wrestler Dara Singh and... Published 29 Jul, 2020 07:04am
A date with toxic alchemy

A date with toxic alchemy

Is Modi’s date with Ayodhya his way of shifting the media’s focus from the Kashmir anniversary? Published 28 Jul, 2020 07:23am
Ideology and the pandemic

Ideology and the pandemic

‘Nadia is a communist.’ And so? Didn’t we like the Romanian girl’s captivating smile? ‘Yes, but, you know, communists are trained Published 21 Jul, 2020 07:16am
A Hindu rashtra without ice

A Hindu rashtra without ice

Modi cannot see a world without a daily plot to win a state assembly or parliament, come pandemic or high water. Updated 16 Jul, 2020 10:18am
The pendulum of tricky times

The pendulum of tricky times

The enthusiasm with which Indian officials are showering rose petals on a dream is so palpable that it can be seen from a Published 07 Jul, 2020 07:13am
Next item, Bihar and onward

Next item, Bihar and onward

Rahul Gandhi can be the spark to galvanise the opposition provided he doesn’t seek the political high ground for himself. Published 30 Jun, 2020 07:40am
A perilous stand-off to avoid

A perilous stand-off to avoid

Had Indian leaders been more forthcoming with the truth, there would perhaps be a more informed polity. Published 16 Jun, 2020 07:27am